Jessica Coker, MD

Jessica Coker, MD is an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). She is current Medical Director of the 10-bed Women’s Inpatient Unit and Co-Director of the Women’s Mental Health Program. She works closely with the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Institute on Digital Health and Innovation to provide consultation services within UAMS and throughout the State. She is also active in research involving pregnant and postpartum women with substance use disorders through the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

IIBHN 2021 Presentation(s)

May 7, 2021, 2:45-5:00 (MST). Virtual

Integration of Care for Perinatal People with Opioid Use Disorder

In this Workshop, we will discuss the prevalence of opioid use disorder among pregnant and postpartum women, the increased vulnerability this population presents, and the importance of integrated care for this population. Models of integration will also be discussed.

Learning Objectives:

  • Present the prevalence of opioid use disorder among the pregnant and postpartum population.
  • Discuss the increased vulnerability present when evaluating and treating perinatal populations with opioid use disorder.
  • Explain the importance of integrated care for this specific population.
  • Review models of care when integrating obstetric and substance use disorder treatment.
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